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Air Pollutant Emission-Rate Software for Industrial Sources is Now Available

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04/02/2016

The need for accurate methods of quantifying industrial-source emission rates of methane and other greenhouse gases (GHGs), as well as other air pollutants, has never been greater, both domestically and abroad.  Today, Minnich and Scotto, Inc. (www.msiair.net) announces the availability of e-Calc© – an emissions-calculation software package to yield air pollutant emission rates ...

Morocco unveils massive solar plant

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05/02/2016

Morocco's King Mohammed VI unveiled one of the world's biggest solar plants Thursday, taking advantage of the Sahara sunshine and a growing global push for renewable energy. The $3.9-billion project in the southern town of Ouarzazate, also known as Noor I, is the first phase of a project expected to provide 1.2 million Moroccans with power. Row after row of solar panels glisten in the sunlight, ...

Pipelife environmental EPD calculator now available

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01/02/2016

Pipelife as an active member of The European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association (TEPPFA) is keen to raise awareness of the value that plastic pipe systems offer for a sustainable future. In order to provide more transparency about the impact of plastic pipe systems on our environment, Pipelife has issued an environmental EPD calculation tool, available as iOS app on the app store and as ...

CASELLA `Noise at Work` training courses - dates announced

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04/02/2016

Save time, money and comply with the Noise at Work Regulations (2006) by training a competent member of staff to monitor noise in your workplace, on Casella’s one day ‘noise at work’ training course. As well as hands-on training on the use of personal noise monitoring devices known as dosimeters, Casella’s noise course gives participants the opportunity to learn how to ...

Valeport fastCTD Profiler Ticks the Boxes

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05/02/2016

Created for coastal and oceanographic profiling, this new profiler is an evolution of Valeport’s popular miniCTD instrument. The system incorporates Valeport’s world-class technology to allow the fastCTD Profiler to deliver the highest quality profiles in a lightweight and robust package. The fastCTD Profiler uses a conductivity cell designed for optimum flow-through, a high ...

First research links California quakes to oil operations

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05/02/2016

A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday said in the first such link in California between oil and gas operations and earthquakes. Researchers at the University of California at Santa Cruz, the University of Southern California and two French universities published their findings Thursday in ...

EPA Study Finds Electronics Recycling Standards are Well Implemented and Makes Recommendations for Further Improvement

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05/02/2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a study assessing the implementation of the two third-party certification programs for electronic waste recyclers in the United States. EPA’s study found that the certification standards are being implemented by auditors with thorough knowledge of the standards.  “EPA’s study affirms that e-Stewards and R2 ...

AMTA and AWWA announce awardees at this year`s Membrane Technology Conference

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05/02/2016

The American Membrane Technology Association and the American Water Works Association today announced four awardees at this year’s Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition. Awardees were recognized at an awards luncheon during the conference in San Antonio. Robert Hildreth of the Colorado River Municipal Water District in Big Spring, Texas was presented with this ...

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